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Thursday 6 October 2016

Impending Mosul assault puts 600,000 children in line of fire

A looming assault on the Iraqi city of Mosul threatens to put more than half a million children in the line of fire unless safe routes and other civilian protection measures are put in place, Save the Children is warning.

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Tuesday 4 October 2016

Catastrophic hurricane makes landfall in Haiti

Hurricane Matthew, a Category 4 storm and the strongest in almost a decade, pounded the southern coast of Haiti on Tuesday morning with winds of 145 mph causing flooding, extensive damage, and reportedly claiming several lives.

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Tuesday 4 October 2016

Save the Children condemns killing of two aid workers in Khan Eshieh, Syria

Heavy shelling in the Khan Eshieh camp in Syria has killed at least two aid workers in the past 24 hours – the latest in a series of deadly strikes on Syrian humanitarian workers in the past few weeks.

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Monday 3 October 2016

More than 200 refugees and migrants heading for Sicily on board Save the Children's search and rescue ship

More than 200 refugees and migrants are en route to Sicily following two search and rescue operations in the Mediterranean on Sunday 2nd October.

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Monday 3 October 2016

600 children have died in the Mediterranean this year

At least 600 children have died trying to cross the Mediterranean so far this year, Save the Children has found.

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